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Media Room

Our team is available for interviews and speaking engagements focused on any of our policy issue areas. To schedule an interview or to connect with one of our analysts, please contact communications@hope-ec.org.

Issue Expertise

Cory.Wiggins

Dr. Corey Wiggins

Director

  • Health and Health Care
  • Males of Color
  • Translational Policy, Practice informing Policy and Policy influencing practice
  • Policy Leadership and Engagement
Sara Miller

Sara Miller

Senior Policy Analyst

  • How Mississippi collects funds and what the funds support
  • How Mississippi’s tax system affects working families
  • Revenue collection trends and state service funding levels
  • School funding mechanisms and levels
Jessica Shappley

Jessica Shappley

Senior Policy Analyst

  • Financial Inclusion
  • Food Access
  • Health Care
Molly Bashay

Molly Bashay

Policy Analyst

  • Education
  • MI-BEST: Mississippi’s Basic Education and Skills Training Model
  • Workforce Development
  • Males of Color Initiatives in Mississippi